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About life here at West Coventry Academy

Careers: Students


CareersMag for School Leavers

This is an interesting magazine that you can read/subscribe to and it's free. It covers everything you need to know and offers information on a range of Careers areas, Apprenticeships, University, plus important general information to prepare for Results Day.

Careers Newsletter Yr 7-11 March 2021 Download (396kb)

Careers Newsletter Yr 12-13 March 2021Download (431kb)

Careers Newsletter Spring 2021 - Download (362kb)

LMI Coventry & Warwickshire
Parent/Student Guide Autumn 2020
Download (902kb)


This may seem difficult, but if you are considering an apprenticeship you can still apply.

However, please have a Plan B such as Further Education (6th Form or College).

Applications are still being processed but any events & support will be given ‘virtually’.

Parent Pack: Apprenticeship Information - this is where many apprenticeships are advertised and you can apply, after creating an Account.

Additionally, students can search via Employers own websites.

Below are a few of the local training providers who help support young people in obtaining an apprenticeship:-

CWCT – Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber Training – Early Years, Hairdressing, Accounting, Business Admin, IT

HOET – Heart of England Training – Hair & Beauty, Business Admin, Sports, IT

MGTS – Midland Group Training Services – Engineering open for applications - (best via email:

MTC Academy – Engineering - (there are no future Open Events but email any enquiries to

SCCU – Childcare, Sports & Physical Activity, Teaching & Learning, Health & Wellbeing

Local Training Providers/Colleges who support Apprenticeships. They do have SOME apprenticeships but will also support you in your search, however YOU need to also be proactive as there are no guarantees:

Coventry College - Business, Childcare & Early Years, Computing, Construction Trades, Digital, Engineering, Hospitality & Catering, Media & Interactive Media, Motor Vehicle, Teacher Training

WMJOBS - Search for Apprenticeships offered by local Councils such as Coventry City Council, Solihull, Warwickshire

PrimaryGoalIT working in Primary Schools

JBC Training - IT, Digital Media, Technical

MTC - Engineering

NHS - Health, Business, IT

College Open Days 21/22

COLLEGE OPEN/INFO DAYS/SESSIONS 2021-22 (Updated Sept 2021)


Coventry College –  02476932932 - CITY – CV1 5DG

Wednesday 13th October, 1st December, 26th January, 23rd March & 15th June  - 5-7pm


Warwickshire College –  

Leamington Spa –Tuesday 9 November, Tues 29th March 2022, 5.30-8pm

Moreton Morrell – Saturday 13 November 2021, Sat 2nd April 2022 - 10am-2pm

Rugby –Tuesday 16 November 2021, Tues 5th April 2022 - 5.30-8pm

Warwick – Trident –Thursday 11 November 2021, Thurs 31st March  2022 - 5.30-8pm


NWSLC (Nuneaton & South Leics) –

0330058 3000 Nuneaton Campus (CV11 6BH)

Tues 5th October, Thurs 25th Nov, Thurs 10th Feb 2022 & Tues 14th June – 5-8pm


Stratford upon Avon College – 01789 266245

Fri 12th November 5.30-7.30 &

Sat 13th November 10am – 12.30pm

It is advisable to Pre-register to avoid queues.


Solihull College – 0121 678 7000

(Blossomfield Campus) B91 1SB – Sat 27th November 2021 – 10am – 2pm

& (Woodlands Campus) B36 0NF  - Sat 27th November 2021 – 10am -2pm

Check which campus offers which course via website (Woodlands mainly Construction,Engineering, Motor Vehicle, H&B,Cabin Crew)


UCB (Birmingham) – 0121 604 1000

Sat 20th November 2021 -  11am-3pm – You Need to Register


Hereward College – 024 76461231 - Virtual

Virtual Open Days – Sat 16th Oct, 27th Nov ‘21, Sat 8th Jan 2022 – 3.15-4.30pm

College Tours

21st September, 5th October, 19th October 2021


MTC Academy  (Engineering) 02476701801-  

Thurs 18th November 4.30 & 6.30 TBC


MGTS (Engineering)

Tues 26th October 10am – 2pm (Half Term) Drop In Session &

Tuesday 2nd November 4-7pm - Open Evening


WMG Academy (Engineering)  02476464661 –

Sat 16th October 10am – 2pm

You need to Register beforehand


Access Creative College 0800 28 18 42

Saturday 30th October  & Sat 4th December 2020 – 10am – 2pm


BOA Academy – Birmingham Ormiston Academy 0121 359 9300

Thursday 14th October 2021 – 6pm

+ Tours available Week of Mon 11th – Fri 15th Oct -check website nearer the time.


BIMM – British & Irish Modern Music 020 8749 3131

Sat 9th October 2021 – 10am – 12.30pm 2021



Check all websites as you may need to register your interest beforehand!!